7:33 PM 4/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
Bad Boys 3 and National Treasure 3 have been in development for quite some time now, and it sounds like we have to wait longer still for those sequels. Collider is able to catch up with producer Jerry Bruckheimer at WonderCon and asks him about those two projects. On Bad Boys 3, Bruckheimer says the script is being worked on, but the timing have been lousy.
2:55 PM 4/22/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Documentary The Overnighters will reach theaters in fall via Drafthouse Films. In anticipation of the documentary’s screening at the San Francisco International Film Festival on April 28, I spoke with director Jesse Moss about his fallible Pastor, the men who divided a town and how this messianic tale became Greek Tragedy.
2:50 PM 4/22/2014 by Jeff Giles
Sorry, Admiral Thrawn fans: It looks like all those rumors about the new Star Wars trilogy pulling from the "expanded universe" novels were unfounded. According to screenwriter Simon Kinberg, the new movies are going to follow the old ones -- but go to corners of a galaxy far, far away that we've never seen or read before.
2:28 PM 4/22/2014 by Jeff Giles
Ever since Marvel made the surprising announcement that Captain America 3 would be opening against the Man of Steel sequel on May 16, 2016, we've been wondering how long this head-to-head superhero action might last -- if Marvel was trying to muscle Warner Bros. into blinking first, or if we were really going to witness two blockbuster sequels duking it out for the top of the box office during a shared opening weekend.
1:01 PM 4/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
Richard Donner hasn't touched a camera since 2006's 16 Blocks and the movies he directed before that didn't perform well at the box office, so for all intents and purposes, he's been in involuntary retirement. So what does Donner do when everyone has written him off? Try to push for a sequel to a beloved movie he had directed way back when.
8:42 PM 4/21/2014 by Binh Ngo
Having paid big bucks for Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biopic, which Aaron Sorkin has the honor of adapting, Sony is determined to turn it into a movie even though Ashton Kutcher's Jobs got to the theaters first. Sony was hoping to reunite director David Fincher with his Social Network screenwriter for the adaptation, but that plan fell apart when Fincher reportedly wanted more than the studio is willing to give. Now, there's a new name in the mixed.
6:38 PM 4/21/2014 by Jeff Giles
We know Fox is high on its prospects with the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot -- they've already started making plans for a sequel, after all -- and we know it's going to star Miles Teller (Mr. Fantastic), Kate Mara (the Invisible Woman), Michael B. Jordan (the Human Torch), and Jamie Bell (the Thing).
12:19 AM 4/21/2014 by Fred Topel
Warner Bros.' new Godzilla film is only weeks away, and director Gareth Edwards and screenwriter Max Borenstein were at WonderCon in Anaheim to tell us about their new take on the classic monster. Godzilla ends up being two different films in one because of the influence of classic monster films.
12:13 AM 4/21/2014 by Fred Topel
In 1996, Warner Brothers opened the Summer movie season with Twister, then the landmark disaster movie with groundbreaking visual effects. This summer, WB brings us Into the Storm, a new level of tornado storm chases in August. The stars and filmmakers were at WonderCon in Annaheim to tell us about the new storms coming our way.
11:50 PM 4/20/2014 by Fred Topel
The highly anticipated Dreamworks animated sequel How to Train Your Dragon 2 came to WonderCon in Anaheim with director Dean DeBlois and voice actor Jay Baruchel. While Baruchel spoke about his character, Hiccup, DeBlois shared some pretty in depth details about the new film's story in a press conference with the media before their panel.